Freestyle Skiing
at the XVI Olympic Winter Games
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg
Dates12–13 February
Competitors71 from 18 nations
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Freestyle skiing was an official sport discipline for the first time at the 1992 Winter Olympics, with medals awarded in the moguls event. The venue was Tignes about 85 km from host city Albertville.[1][2]

Medal summary

Medal table


1 France (FRA)1102
2 United States (USA)1012
3 Unified Team (EUN)0101
4 Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (4 entries)2226

The hosts from France led the medal table, with a gold and a silver medal, both in the men's moguls.

Men's Events


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Edgar Grospiron
25.81 Olivier Allamand
24.87 Nelson Carmichael
 United States

Women's Events


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Donna Weinbrecht
 United States
23.69 Yelizaveta Kozhevnikova
 Unified Team
23.50 Stine Lise Hattestad

Participating NOCs

Eighteen nations participated in freestyle skiing at Albertville.


Demonstration events

Six years after the first World Championships in Tignes, while moguls were an official medal event, aerials and ballets were demonstration events; for the second time after Calgary. Aerials were dominated by the Canadians and in particular by the world champion Philippe LaRoche and by Nicolas Fontaine. Didier Méda from France, who placed second in Calgary, placed third. The women's event was won by Colette Brand from Switzerland.

For the ballet, a bit similar to figure skating but on snow, Lane Spina from the US, second in Calgary, took the third place behind Kristiansen who had put emphasis on his aerial performances. Both of them were defeated by Fabrice Becker from France who won points on composition and style for a well choreographed tango performance. Among the women, Conny Kissling won her 102nd victory, in front of Cathy Féchoz from Courchevel.

Men's Aerials

Place Athlete Score
1  Philippe LaRoche (CAN) 237.47
2  Nicolas Fontaine (CAN) 228.88
3  Didier Méda (FRA) 219.44
4  Jean-Marc Bacquin (FRA) 206.71
5  Kris Feddersen (USA) 201.74
6  Hugo Bonatti (AUT) 198.15
7  Trace Worthington (USA) 192.16
8  Alexander Stoegner (AUT) 187.67

Men's Ballet

Place Athlete Score
1  Fabrice Becker (FRA) 28.15
2  Rune Kristiansen (NOR) 28.00
3  Lane Spina (USA) 27.40
4  Richard Pierce (CAN) 27.30
5  Heini Baumgartner (SUI) 25.85
6  Armin Weiß (GER) 25.64
7  Roberto Franco (ITA) 25.50
8  Jeffrey Wintersteen (USA) 24.80

Women's Aerials

Place Athlete Score
1  Colette Brand (SUI) 157.51
2  Marie Lindgren (SWE) 155.10
3  Elfie Simchen (GER) 153.94
4  Jilly Curry (GBR) 151.13
5  Lina Cheryazova (EUN) 150.00
6  Hilde Synnøve Lid (NOR) 144.65
7  Kirstie Marshall (AUS) 139.55
8  Maja Schmid (SUI) 129.47

Women's Ballet

Place Athlete Score
1  Conny Kissling (SUI) 25.30
2  Cathy Féchoz (FRA) 25.20
3  Sharon Petzold (USA) 24.10
4  Julia Snell (GBR) 22.85
5  Annika Johansson (SWE) 22.80
6  Ellen Breen (USA) 22.30
7  Maja Schmid (SUI) 21.60
8  Raquel Gutierrez (ESP) 21.50


  1. ^ a b c d e "Albertville 1992 Official Report" (PDF). Le Comite d'Organisation des Jeux Olympiques Albertville. LA84 Foundation. 1992. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 February 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Freestyle Skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 6 July 2020.